As a cooperative grocer, we are driven by our mission and ends policies, the Cooperative Principles, including the fact that everything we do is designed to meet our member-owners’ and customers’ needs. Undeniably, one of those needs is providing healthy options at affordable prices. In our case, we emphasize that those items should be healthy, local, natural and/or organic whenever possible. Being able to offer those things to our customers at affordable prices is important to us. Co+op Basics and Co-op Cares programs are two ways we do that.
The Co+op Basics features a selection of pantry staples and household items—including tons of organic products—that are competitively priced. In contrast to most supermarket chain private-label brands, our Basics are primarily organic, free of artificial ingredients, or are environmentally-friendly. We can offer every day low prices thanks to combined purchasing with our national association of food cooperatives. View a featured selection of our Basics items in our Co+op Basics flyer or stop by the Co-op and just look for the purple price tags.
We also offer a 10% shopping discount on purchases through our Co-op Cares program. Co-op Cares is a member-owner benefit intended to help our community increase access to healthy, local, and organic foods. Co-op members, who are currently receiving 3SquaresVT benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or are participating in the WIC program are eligible. Learn how to apply. Not a member? Join for $15. Equity assistance is available on a case-by-case basis. Fill out an equity assistance form at the customer service desk or by emailing us.